Easy Peach Kuchen

Happy Sunday, baking friends! You may ask, “What the heck is Kuchen?” Well, I’ll tell you! Kuchen (pronounced “koo-ken”) is the German word for “cake”. In fact, kuchen is the official state dessert of South Dakota. Fruit Kuchen is quite an interesting dessert, not to mention scrumptious! It’s like a cross between a fresh fruit…

Light Lemon Loaf

Happy Sunday, baker friends! I’m not a full-fledged Lemonhead.  I have found that lemons can be too overpowering, bitter, sour, and can dominate the flavor of a dish if you mistakenly put too much. Knowing this, I aimed to develop a lemon bread with a bracing, but not overpowering lemon flavor. The use of both…

Blueberry Nectarine Upside-Down Cornmeal Cake

Hello, Sunday baking friends! The sweet, warm days of spring and summer call for backyard barbecues,  get-togethers, and loads of great fresh berries and fruits. What better way to taste summer than with a cake baked together with fruit and berries? Ripe, fresh fruit and berries are embedded in a layer of caramelized brown sugar, with…

Oatmeal Cookie Cake with Quick Coconut Frosting

Hello, Sunday! One bite of this easy, delicious, moist cake reminds me of having a freshly baked oatmeal cookie every time! Oatmeal is used for the cake which adds a nutty flavor, chewy texture, and a tender crumb along with a sprinkle of raisins and coconut. The coconut frosting is easy, as well!  Just before…